Are you a breastfeeding mom? Do you often shy away from breastfeeding in public? Do you stay home because the fear (or shame) of merely thinking of having to “pop it out” in public becomes way too overwhelming for you? Would you rather stay home than deal with having to feed your baby in public? […]
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Thank you to all of our wonderful sponsors for making Bloom 2017 possible!Did you attend Bloom last year? If you did, you know what a fun and informative event this is. Bloom is geared towards new and expecting moms, but mamas at every stages are welcome! Tickets are on sale now for only $15. Keep reading […]
As new parents, we had no idea what we were actually doing – or what we would actually need. These items are, for me, Baby Registry Essentials.
We love guest posts from our readers! The following is one mom’s story of struggling with oversupply and finding a silver lining through breastmilk donation. It’s inspiring AND informative, so be sure to share! Special thanks to our guest writer, Brycee Loyola! My introduction to donating breastmilk came through my frustration with breastfeeding. I had what is called […]
This time last year, my husband and I were living and working in New York. Also, I was seven months pregnant. Then, just before Christmas, we packed up the last of our two-bedroom apartment, threw our cat in the car, and drove all the way down to Texas. On January 1st, we pulled into the driveway […]
I tried to busy myself, using my fork to aimlessly move the food around my dinner plate in an effort to conceal what was inevitably coming. It seemed like my heart was pumping louder than ever but then again, I thought the same thing yesterday. Overwhelming feelings of anxiety, doubt and fear clouded my heart […]
Surely, you’ve heard of the “Freshman 15.” That well-known term for the extra pounds that magically appear the first year of college. What you may not have heard of is the “Breastfeeding 15.” That new term (yeah, I just made it up) for those extra pounds that magically appear the first few months of breastfeeding. When I gave birth […]